Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using automatic replies (formerly Out of Office Assistant), part of Outlook 2010: Effective Email Management.
In this course, we have looked at a number of different tools you can use to…effectively manage your e-mail in Outlook 2010.…But one way to manage your e-mail is actually to manage the e-mail that you are…receiving before it's even sent.…By letting folks know when you will be out of the office, you can prevent that…group of angry e-mail messages that says, "Why haven't you gotten back to me?"…So let's go ahead and take a look at how we can set what's called Automatic…Replies in this version of Outlook, and was formerly called Out of Office.…
Click the File tab and choose Automatic Replies to tell Outlook how you would…like it to behave when you are out of the office.…Now previously, you had to wait until the moment you were leaving the office to…set up Out of Office, but you don't have to in office 2010.…As a matter of fact, you can set this up well in advance of the time you depart.…The important thing to remember is you can't set up Automatic Replies after you…are out of the office.…You must be connected to your Exchange server to set up Automatic Replies.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Tagging messages with flags and categories
- Understanding flags and the To Do list
- Sorting and filtering email
- Creating a search folder
- Creating QuickSteps and email rules
- Using automatic replies
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Strategies for Reviewing Email
2. Changing Views
3. Getting More Efficient
4. Using Rules and Quick Steps to Process Mail
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